World Literature and Its Times, 1st Edition

  • Includes Vols. 1-8
  • Joyce Moss
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  • ISBN-10: 1414435738
  • ISBN-13: 9781414435732
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released October 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008
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Overview

World Literature and Its Times helps students and researchers make connections between the social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. Each volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from a particular country and region, representing approximately 50 works. The detailed essays are approximately 10 pages in length and offer the following features:

  • Introductory profile
  • Events in history
  • Literary work in focus
  • Sources for more information
  • Additional features include; maps; author and title tables of contents; sidebars; timelines; advisor information; and an alphabetical index of authors, titles, events and personalities.

Now available on Gale Virtual Reference Library, the World Literature and Its Times set combines eight volumes covering the following literatures:

  • Latin American literature
  • African literature
  • British & Irish literature (2 volumes - The Victorian Era to the Present and Celtic Migrations to the Reform Bill )
  • Spanish & Portuguese literature
  • Middle Eastern literature
  • Italian literature
  • Classical literature

Volumes 1-8 of World Literature and Its Times are available as one rich text-only database consisting of about 4,800 pages and 400 profiles of literary works. The database consists of original editorial content published from 1999-2005.

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Products Included

World Literature and Its Times: Latin American Literature and Its Times, Volume 1  (ISBN-10: 0787637262 | ISBN-13: 9780787637262)

World Literature and Its Times helps students and researchers make connections between political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. Each volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from a particular country and region, representing approximately 50 works. The detailed essays are approximately 10 pages in length and offer the following features:

  • Introductory profile -- an overview that discuss genre, time, place and other important elements with a synopsis and introduction that places the work in the context of the authors' life
  • Events in history -- a report on the social, political and cultural climate relevant to the work, including primary source documents, charts, timelines and other illustrative materials
  • Literary work in focus -- three sections that place the work in context with an in-depth summary, related history and historical sources
  • Sources for more information -- full citations offering additional sources of information

Additional features include illustrations; maps; author and title tables of contents; sidebars; timelines; advisor information; and an alphabetical index of authors, titles, events and personalities.

The series contains eight volumes covering the following literatures:

  • Latin American literature
  • African literature
  • British & Irish literature (2 volumes - The Victorian Era to the Present and Celtic Migrations to the Reform Bill )
  • Spanish & Portuguese literature
  • Middle Eastern literature
  • Italian literature
  • Classical literature

While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions.Call your Sales Rep for details.

Price: $251.00

World Literature and Its Times: African Literature and Its Times, Volume 2  (ISBN-10: 0787637270 | ISBN-13: 9780787637279)

World Literature and Its Times helps students and researchers make connections between political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. Each volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from a particular country and region, representing approximately 50 works. The detailed essays are approximately 10 pages in length and offer the following features:

  • Introductory profile -- an overview that discuss genre, time, place and other important elements with a synopsis and introduction that places the work in the context of the authors' life
  • Events in history -- a report on the social, political and cultural climate relevant to the work, including primary source documents, charts, timelines and other illustrative materials
  • Literary work in focus -- three sections that place the work in context with an in-depth summary, related history and historical sources
  • Sources for more information -- full citations offering additional sources of information

Additional features include illustrations; maps; author and title tables of contents; sidebars; timelines; advisor information; and an alphabetical index of authors, titles, events and personalities.

The series contains eight volumes covering the following literatures:

  • Latin American literature
  • African literature
  • British & Irish literature (2 volumes - The Victorian Era to the Present and Celtic Migrations to the Reform Bill )
  • Spanish & Portuguese literature
  • Middle Eastern literature
  • Italian literature
  • Classical literature

While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions.Call your Sales Rep for details.

Price: $251.00

World Literature and Its Times: British & Irish Literature and Its Times: Celtic Migrations to the Reform Bill (Beginnings-1830s), Volume 3  (ISBN-10: 0787637289 | ISBN-13: 9780787637286)

World Literature and Its Times helps students and researchers make connections between political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. Each volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from a particular country and region, representing approximately 50 works. The detailed essays are approximately 10 pages in length and offer the following features:

  • Introductory profile -- an overview that discuss genre, time, place and other important elements with a synopsis and introduction that places the work in the context of the authors' life
  • Events in history -- a report on the social, political and cultural climate relevant to the work, including primary source documents, charts, timelines and other illustrative materials
  • Literary work in focus -- three sections that place the work in context with an in-depth summary, related history and historical sources
  • Sources for more information -- full citations offering additional sources of information

Additional features include illustrations; maps; author and title tables of contents; sidebars; timelines; advisor information; and an alphabetical index of authors, titles, events and personalities.

The series contains eight volumes covering the following literatures:

  • Latin American literature
  • African literature
  • British & Irish literature (2 volumes - The Victorian Era to the Present and Celtic Migrations to the Reform Bill )
  • Spanish & Portuguese literature
  • Middle Eastern literature
  • Italian literature
  • Classical literature

While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions.Call your Sales Rep for details.

Price: $251.00

World Literature and Its Times: British & Irish Literature and Their Times: The Victorian Era to the Present, Volume 4  (ISBN-10: 0787637297 | ISBN-13: 9780787637293)

World Literature and Its Times helps students and researchers make connections between political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. Each volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from a particular country and region, representing approximately 50 works. The detailed essays are approximately 10 pages in length and offer the following features:

  • Introductory profile -- an overview that discuss genre, time, place and other important elements with a synopsis and introduction that places the work in the context of the authors' life
  • Events in history -- a report on the social, political and cultural climate relevant to the work, including primary source documents, charts, timelines and other illustrative materials
  • Literary work in focus -- three sections that place the work in context with an in-depth summary, related history and historical sources
  • Sources for more information -- full citations offering additional sources of information

Additional features include illustrations; maps; author and title tables of contents; sidebars; timelines; advisor information; and an alphabetical index of authors, titles, events and personalities.

The series contains eight volumes covering the following literatures:

  • Latin American literature
  • African literature
  • British & Irish literature (2 volumes - The Victorian Era to the Present and Celtic Migrations to the Reform Bill )
  • Spanish & Portuguese literature
  • Middle Eastern literature
  • Italian literature
  • Classical literature

While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions.Call your Sales Rep for details.

Price: $217.00

World Literature and Its Times: Spanish & Portuguese Literature and Their Times, Volume 5  (ISBN-10: 0787637300 | ISBN-13: 9780787637309)

World Literature and Its Times helps students and researchers make connections between political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. Each volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from a particular country and region, representing approximately 50 works. The detailed essays are approximately 10 pages in length and offer the following features:

  • Introductory profile -- an overview that discuss genre, time, place and other important elements with a synopsis and introduction that places the work in the context of the authors' life
  • Events in history -- a report on the social, political and cultural climate relevant to the work, including primary source documents, charts, timelines and other illustrative materials
  • Literary work in focus -- three sections that place the work in context with an in-depth summary, related history and historical sources
  • Sources for more information -- full citations offering additional sources of information

Additional features include illustrations; maps; author and title tables of contents; sidebars; timelines; advisor information; and an alphabetical index of authors, titles, events and personalities.

The series contains eight volumes covering the following literatures:

  • Latin American literature
  • African literature
  • British & Irish literature (2 volumes - The Victorian Era to the Present and Celtic Migrations to the Reform Bill )
  • Spanish & Portuguese literature
  • Middle Eastern literature
  • Italian literature
  • Classical literature

While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions.Call your Sales Rep for details.

Price: $251.00

World Literature and Its Times: Middle Eastern Literatures and Their Times, Volume 6  (ISBN-10: 0787637319 | ISBN-13: 9780787637316)

World Literature and Its Times helps students and researchers make connections between political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. Each volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from a particular country and region, representing approximately 50 works. The detailed essays are approximately 10 pages in length and offer the following features:

  • Introductory profile -- an overview that discuss genre, time, place and other important elements with a synopsis and introduction that places the work in the context of the authors' life
  • Events in history -- a report on the social, political and cultural climate relevant to the work, including primary source documents, charts, timelines and other illustrative materials
  • Literary work in focus -- three sections that place the work in context with an in-depth summary, related history and historical sources
  • Sources for more information -- full citations offering additional sources of information

Additional features include illustrations; maps; author and title tables of contents; sidebars; timelines; advisor information; and an alphabetical index of authors, titles, events and personalities.

The series contains eight volumes covering the following literatures:

  • Latin American literature
  • African literature
  • British & Irish literature (2 volumes - The Victorian Era to the Present and Celtic Migrations to the Reform Bill )
  • Spanish & Portuguese literature
  • Middle Eastern literature
  • Italian literature
  • Classical literature

While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions.Call your Sales Rep for details.

Price: $217.00

World Literature and Its Times: Italian Literature and Its Times, Volume 7  (ISBN-10: 0787637254 | ISBN-13: 9780787637255)

The Italian Literature volume of this celebrated series covers "Adonis" by Giovanbattista Marino, "Canzoniere" by Petrarch, "The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri, "The Duel" by Casanova, "Jerusalem Delivered" by Torquato Tasso, "Pinocchio" by Carlo Collodi, "The Travels of Marco Polo" by Marco Polo, "The Prince" by Machiavelli and more.

Price: $251.00

World Literature and Its Times: Classical Literature and Its Times, Volume 8  (ISBN-10: 0787660388 | ISBN-13: 9780787660383)

World Literature and Its Times helps students and researchers make connections between political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. Each volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from a particular country and region, representing approximately 50 works. The detailed essays are approximately 10 pages in length and offer the following features:

  • Introductory profile -- an overview that discuss genre, time, place and other important elements with a synopsis and introduction that places the work in the context of the authors' life
  • Events in history -- a report on the social, political and cultural climate relevant to the work, including primary source documents, charts, timelines and other illustrative materials
  • Literary work in focus -- three sections that place the work in context with an in-depth summary, related history and historical sources
  • Sources for more information -- full citations offering additional sources of information

Additional features include illustrations; maps; author and title tables of contents; sidebars; timelines; advisor information; and an alphabetical index of authors, titles, events and personalities.

The series contains eight volumes covering the following literatures:

  • Latin American literature
  • African literature
  • British & Irish literature (2 volumes - The Victorian Era to the Present and Celtic Migrations to the Reform Bill )
  • Spanish & Portuguese literature
  • Middle Eastern literature
  • Italian literature
  • Classical literature

While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions.Call your Sales Rep for details.

Price: $217.00